BARK OF THE IRISH PET PAWRADE & COSTUME CONTEST RECAP
The inaugural Bark of the Irish Pet Pawrade was a success!
Thank you to everyone who helped make it happen:
Event Committee volunteers
Chief Jones, Lt. Meek, and the entire Kemah Police Department
Kemah City staff and City crew
Bayside Bed & Biscuit
Greg's Groom n Room (Ashley & Greg Bueker)
Danielle Pettersen with PawTree
Gulf Coast Tiny Paws Rescue
Morgan's Paradise Animal Rescue Starbucks - the new Kemah FM518 location and the Boardwalk location
Joint Collaboration of Gardenkids Of Kemah & YMCA TeenLife Volunteers Parade Marshals Charles Barkley and Amie Cave
Costume Contest Judges - Greg Bueker, Kathy Gray, and Deb Streater
Below you will find a few photos highlighting the memorable moments we all shared:
20+ dogs participated in the parade along with their humans and many parade attendees.
Congrats to the costume contest winners:
First Place Pooch Heidi and owner Jeana Pappas
Second Place Pooch Josie and owners Elaine & Steve McGough
Third Place Pooch Tiny and owner Ryleigh Pappas
Thanks for coming by and celebrating this free, fun, family-friendly event with us!
SATURDAY, MARCH 19, 2022 10:00 A.M.
Line up begins at 9:30 A.M. at the former Kemah Visitor's Center, 604 Bradford Ave. Costume contest following the parade.
Decorated doggie strollers and wagons welcome. Leashes required. Thank you.
Pet vendors will be on site, as well as two markets! Toucan Alley Market 10 A.M. – 6 P.M. @ 609 Bradford and Clipper House Shops farmer's market 2 – 6 P.M. @ 710 Bradford.
"Pet friendly" signs will be posted on local businesses and many will be offering dog treats and/or specials.
Special thanks to Bayside Bed & Biscuit, Greg's Groom n' Room, and Danielle Pettersen with PawTree for donating prize baskets.
Parade Marshals will be Handsome boxer, Charles Barkley and Amie Cave. Amie owns imassage.Pro, manager at Voodoo Hut, champion of all things Kemah, and Houston Bay Area Jeep Event Organizer.
We look forward to seeing you there!